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Akhilesh detention at Lucknow Airport triggers row

Claiming that the state government was afraid of his visit to Prayagraj or Allahabad, Yadav tweeted, “It is clear how frightened the Govt is by the oath ceremony of a student leader. The BJP knows that the youth of our great country will not tolerate this injustice anymore!”

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Priyanka makes debut with Lucknow road show

Priyanka will camp in Lucknow for the next four days. She is likely to attend meetings in specific constituencies of the 40-odd Lok Sabha seats that she is in charge of

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Dangers of populism

Because of the resource crunch, the Defence Ministry is unable to bear travel expenses of soldiers

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Democracy gets mauled in Kolkata

When politicians fight, everything that makes a democracy meaningful—constitutional proprieties, conventions, decency, decorum, et al—gets trampled over.

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Presidential speech, Prime Ministerial agenda

President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament showcases the government’s welfare measures.

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Rahul should show maturity

If Rahul Gandhi aspires to dislodge Prime Minister Modi, he must avoid such controversies as the one arising out of his visit to Parrikar.

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Parrikar told me Modi ‘orchestrated’ deal: Rahul

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has launched another broadside at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over Rafale.

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George Fernandes: Rebel with many a cause

George Mathew Fernandes, who died on Tuesday at the age of 88, was a leader who never fit into convenient slots.

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Congress’ MIG-2019 will hit economy

Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s promise of a minimum universal basic income for the poor is likely to trigger another epidemic of populist announcements.

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Gadkari remark stirs row

Minister of Road & Highways Nitin Gadkari has again waded into controversy by making a comment that has been construed against Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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ICICI case gets curiouser

One wonders what is happening. Is there anybody in the quarters that matter even bothered about what this botched-up case does to India’s image as an on-the-move economy?

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X factor: Priyanka enters politics

The entry of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, the sister of Congress president Rahul Gandhi, has added a new facet to national politics.

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